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Can I get an AMEN!

From Mike Allen‘s story at Politico:

Sen. John McCain called Thursday for the firing of the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission — Chris Cox, a former Republican congressman.

“The chairman of the SEC serves at the appointment of the president and has betrayed the public’s trust. If I were president today, I would fire him,” McCain said at a “Road to Victory” rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

President Bush said he fully supports Cox, CNBC reported.

The SEC monitors and regulates the securities industry, including stock trading.